Wildair lands in the LES as the kid sister to the excellent tasting-menu-only Contra a few doors down on Orchard St. Unlike Contra, food here is à la carte, all paired nicely with wine…


Bar Goto

Kenta Goto's Japanese-style cocktail bar is an oasis of subtle, quality cocktails and small plates, all rooted in a deeply personal history. The former head bartender at Pegu Club features…


One Mile House

One Mile House is  equal parts craft cocktail and craft beer bar nestled directly next to the Bowery Ballroom, making it an excellent pre-show spot. A big, open space, the bar has…

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Fools Gold

Owner Patrick Donagher is a third generation Irish bar owner.  With over a decade of experience running NYC bars and beer programs—including at Midtown beer behemoth Rattle 'n’ Hum, Queens'…

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The Ten Bells

New York's closest approximation of a Parisian natural wine bar, The Ten Bells has been a magnet for the city's downtown wine crowd for years. Named for the London pub where Jack…

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Attaboy is the everyman's cocktail bar hidden in plain sight on an obscure bit of Eldridge Street. From Michael McIlroy and Sam Ross, the pair that helmed Milk & Honey…



After descending a set of inconspicuous stairs and wrestling with a dark velvet curtain, Nitecap’s mirrored bar emerges as a tiny horizon. Before the orderly seven-seat bar is a small…